Empowering Women and Children Against HIV and AIDS

Empowering Women and Children Against HIV and AIDS

  • FUNDING PARTNER:
  • MISEREOR OIHR HILFSWERK
  • IMPLEMENTATING ENTITY:
  • shakti milan samaj
  • TIME PERIOD:
  • 1st ,January 2017 - 31st ,December 2019
  • GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE:
  • Kathmandu , Bhaktapur , Lalitpur , Sindupalchowk and Nuwakot
  • PROJECT TAGLINE:
  • EWACH( On Going )-
  • TARGETED GROUPS
  • HIV|AIDS infected and affected -Women and Children

Project Background


 
 


Project Objectives

  • Facilitate vocational training and income generation activities for to empower women economically
  • Raise awareness and organize behavior change communication activities to reduce the HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination.
  • Strengthen institutional development and human resource capacity building of implementing agency for financial sustainability and technical competencies

Project Activities

  • Organize HIV/AIDS information and prevention sessions at schools, street drama at public places, talk program, quiz contest , learning events and peer sharing .
  • Conduct market assessment to finalize potential vocational training areas, and understand the demand-supply status.
  • Identify and select 25 poor HIV infected women interested in the identified business areas
  • Identify and select 20 poor HIV infected women interested in the vocational Training
  • Facilitate vocational training, and business plan orientation for the women (third-party training).
  • Disburse start-up grant and assist to initiate the business by the women (facilitate for soft loans from banks).
  • Train key members and staffs on positive speaking, leadership, and coordination, networking and fundraising.
  • Facilitate in linking the businesses with concerned networks, association, and federation.
  • Advocate the agency’s formed and managed CABA youth club and crisis care centre.
  • Organize yearly advocacy gathering with major players in HIV/ AIDS.
  • Develop IEC materials and distribute to major project stakeholders.
  • Monitor and follow-up of the businesses run by the women.
  • Facilitate interpersonal communication.
  • Celebrate HIV/AIDS world day.